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Your guide to an at-home fitness routine awaits. Ready to start making the most of your training at home? There are so many ways to start or spice up your routine by shifting your perspective and making full use of what you have at home. As many gyms and studios remain closed, a solid at-home workout regimen can bring some normalcy and relief to your daily schedule. By committing yourself to engaging in regular physical activity, you are setting yourself up for overall improved physical and mental health. The benefits of this commitment last for the long-term, playing a role in preventing chronic disease, improving longevity, and helping you feel happier and more fulfilled. A consistent workout routine will help you build strength, feel more energized, and increase your focus throughout your day. Here are 10 ways to kick-start your fitness goals at home today:  1) Find an activity that you…

When you’re in a bad mood, what’s the one thing that snaps you out of it no matter what? What makes you feel amazing on a not-so-great day? One of the key things I learned while studying at Integrative Nutrition is how to fuel myself and refresh my outlook through primary food – the relationships, work, exercise, and spiritual practices that fill me up in ways food can’t. Today, I want to share my favorite ways to turn a negative mood into a positive mood and instantly feel reenergized and inspired. Work out.Physical movement is high on my list. When I’m feeling a little down, I love to hit the gym, do some kickboxing, crank up the tunes and dance in my living room, shake it out in a high-energy Zumba class, or zen out with yoga or tai chi. Take it outside. Going for a long walk in my neighborhood or taking the…

You have big goals and dreams, and it’s so important to keep them in mind as you go through your daily life. It’s also crucial to take specific, high-leverage action weekly to make them a reality. What’s your biggest goal and/or dream in this moment? Write it down now. One of the ways you can turn your goals into reality is through the power of visualization. Yep, it’s exactly what it sounds like – visualizing exactly what you want and letting yourself feel it through all of your senses. Using visualization to fulfill your desires is far from a new or esoteric concept. Ever fantasize about your upcoming vacation or relive an ecstatic experience from the past? Creating those mental pictures is a natural and powerful element of the human mind – leverage it! Focusing on what you want increases motivation, self-confidence, and mood. It also leads to behavioral changes that will shorten the…

How do you feel about your work? Are you fulfilled and enthusiastic about waking up and going to the office every day, or considering switching careers so you can do work you love? You have two options: A. Learn to love the work you have. B. Find new work you love. Either way, we’ve got some great tips to help you thrive in your workplace. Don’t let another year go by without taking the next step in creating the career of your dreams! Here are five ways to love your work: 1. Express gratitude. Writing down or saying out loud why you’re thankful for your job will help foster an abundant mindset, which increases your satisfaction and productivity. Consciously appreciating everything you have also helps naturally attract your dream career. 2. Create goals. If there’s anything in your career you’d like to change or improve, set a clear goal and take action…

At Integrative Nutrition, Joshua teaches that spirituality is a vital part of a person’s primary food – what sustains you beyond your plate, like your career, relationships, exercise, and spirituality. Today we’re talking about spirituality. You don’t have to be religious to be spiritual; it’s important to get in touch with what spirituality means to you as a bio-individual. Most of the time our minds are running a mile a minute, and we need to tune into our spiritual side to feel connected, calm, and confident. Spirituality doesn’t have to be complicated or time consuming. It can be as simple as taking a hike in the woods or park – it’s all about appreciating the beauty of nature. Perhaps quiet meditation or yoga is your style of spirituality. Here are a few ideas to experiment with spirituality: 1. Try meditating. 2. Take a yoga class. 3. Read a spiritual self-help book. 4.…